First Shots for New Shooters

Take Your First Shots

The biggest challenge for new shooters is getting started. First Shots makes getting started in shooting very easy — and, best of all, participants that complete the post event survey are rewarded with a coupon to use on their next visit to the host range.

See What First Shots is All About

Ready to see what all the fun is about? NSSF's First Shots program is tailor made for you. With instruction programs that include classroom and "live fire", you'll leave knowing how to safely handle, operate and store a firearm.

At a First Shots seminar, you’ll receive:

  • An educational introduction to the safe and recreational use of firearms
  • A clear understanding of the local requirements for owning and purchasing a firearm
  • Individual and group training
  • A rundown of shooting sports opportunities for all levels of interest
  • A chance to give shooting a try!

Find a First Shots seminar near you and join the millions of Americans who safely enjoy the shooting sports.

Resources for Shooters

Find news and events in your area, print out free targets, get up to speed on the basics of firearm safety, find programs to help get started in the shooting sports and more.

Resources for Shooters